Category: Health Care Projects

Children’s Accelerated Trauma Therapy Training has taken place
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Children’s Accelerated Trauma Therapy Training has taken place

The long awaited CATT (Children’s accelerated Trauma Training) has taken place – this project was funded by the Luna Charity, CRESS and Salisbury Diocese. Edward Mika the Head of the CRESS funded Mijale Clinic wrote to Caroline: “I am really very happy that the CATT training has been completed successfully. 19 South Sudanese participants attended...

New Uniforms for Clinic Staff
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New Uniforms for Clinic Staff

Great news! The Clinic is now registered with the Ugandan Authorities. One of the requirements of registration is that all staff have uniforms and we think you’ll agree they look very smart!

RUMPS Training
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RUMPS Training

What is school like in the refugee camps? As you can see a class sitting on the floor with no equipment and up to 100 students. But these girls were all their to receive their RUMPS (Reusable Menstrual Pads) training and to be taught about the menstrual cycle by Jeska.

Dental Project in in Mijale this June
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Dental Project in in Mijale this June

The Dental Project is planned for June 12th to 16th and will be visiting the remote CRESS clinic in Mijale, Northern Uganda. Before a project such as the visit of dentists funded by Dentaid, there has to be a period of what is locally termed “mobilisation”. This means holding a a meeting in Mijale and...

Dentaid providing dental care in Uganda
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Dentaid providing dental care in Uganda

Dentaid is a UK charity that works to provide safe, sustainable and affordable dental care in the UK and overseas. Thanks to fundraising they have been working in the Yumbe District where Mijale is located and a district that has no dental facility. You can read more about the first trip made to the refugee camps...

Olivia travels to Goboro
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Olivia travels to Goboro

Today I travelled to Goboro on my way to Moyo but we stopped at two places. Strange contrasts within five minutes of each other and only about a hundred metres between them. On the way to Goboro we passed a UN operated transit camp. Having seen various refugee camps in a number of countries this was...

RUMP training ends on a high
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RUMP training ends on a high

The four-day RUMP (Re-Usable Menstrual Pads) training held in Matu in Northern Uganda finished on Thursday (15th March 2018) and has been hailed a huge success. Lizzy Haggie who works with We See Hope alerted Caroline Lamb to this training in 2016.  CRESS was then able to send Jessica and Jackie to complete RUMP teacher training...

RUMPS Re-Usable Menstrual Pads Training
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RUMPS Re-Usable Menstrual Pads Training

CRESS RUMPS (Re-Usable Menstrual Pads) training starts tomorrow and today some 354 women turned up to register at Matu which is a small Ugandan village about ten miles south of the South Sudan Uganda Border. There is only funding for 200 women to complete this cutting edge training and this is what Edward Mika the Head of...

CRESS clinic in Mijale seeing patients
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CRESS clinic in Mijale seeing patients

The CRESS clinic in Mijale is now running well and seeing many patients each day. Edward Mika a South Sudanese man heads the staff – he has a Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Community Health and has done courses in Immunization and Epidemiology so he is well qualified. Before working for CRESS he worked for...

Women’s Sanitary Health Project
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Women’s Sanitary Health Project

Thanks to the amazing response to our request for new pairs of ladies’ underwear pants the CRESS team took out just under 1,000 pairs in September. These will be given out to the women who attend the CRESS re-usable sanitary pad project in refugee and IDP camps. The women who will lead this training –...